WASHINGTON (AP) — House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi says the nuclear deal negotiated by the United States, Iran and Western powers “will have my strong support.”

Pelosi expressed her backing for the accord at a news conference Thursday morning on Capitol Hill.

The Obama administration has launched a full-court press to win over skeptical Democrats in Congress, and Pelosi’s support is a key gain.

By law, the administration must submit the deal to Congress, which has 60 days to review the pact and vote to approve, disapprove or remain silent.

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